This degree gives you a solid foundation in accounting, marketing, management, international business, modern history, geography, urban studies, and economics.
And with units in Education, you learn how to investigate and critique contemporary education issues.
When you graduate, you can go on to study a Master in Teaching and take the first step to becoming an inspiring high school teacher.
The smart path to teaching
With today’s fast pace of change, you need a degree that can keep up. Bachelor of Business (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) is tailor made to meet the changing demands of education, industry, technology and careers.
Full accreditation for secondary school teaching in government and non-government schools in Australia and most other countries. Applicants should consult the NSW Education Standards Authority Requirements for Teaching.
The course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.
The Business Studies Major provides a comprehensive foundation of business knowledge through carefully selected business units designed to equip students with knowledge in Accounting, Economics, Applied Finance, Management and International Business. As such this major is very highly regarded in the business world and opens up a very large range of career prospects in general business, finance and the public sector.
Note: The Business component of this program will be offered at the Bankstown, Campbeltown and Parramatta City campuses. Students may be required to travel between campuses in order to complete this course.
Students in the Secondary Teaching Major will study units that deal with educational concepts such as sustainability, creativity, Australia-Asia relationships, outdoor education, neuroscience and languages. These units are broadly structured for students to investigate and critique contemporary education issues. Students are also provided with the opportunity to study subject content units in either Modern History, Geography and Urban Studies or Mathematics, dependent on their interests. This major together with a Business major articulates with a Master of Teaching postgraduate qualification in Secondary Teaching and leads to opportunities for employment across Australia as well as internationally.
Note: The Secondary Teaching components are generally offered at Parramatta South, Bankstown and Kingswood campuses as well as online. Students may be required to travel between campuses in order to complete this course.
HSC True Reward
At Western, we recognise that you are much more than your ATAR. Our unique Early Offer Program - HSC True Reward, focuses on your HSC subject results that reflect your strongest skills and relevant to the degree you want to do.
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As well as being ready to take on a Master in Teaching, you'll be able to enter the world of big business in fields like:
- International economics
Business Studies Teacher
As a secondary school teacher, you could teach business studies and have the opportunity to teach an additional subject within a prescribed curriculum.
Public Relations Consultant
Public Relations Consultants plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate advertising, public relations, sales and marketing activities within organisations.
Economists perform economic research and analysis, develop and apply theories about production and distribution of goods, people's spending and financial behaviour, and advise governments and organisations.
Accountants provide services relating to financial reporting, taxation, auditing, insolvency, accounting information systems, budgeting, cost management, planning and decision-making.
Financial Planners organise, direct, control and coordinate the financial and accounting activities on behalf of individuals and within organisations.
Advertising professionals develop and coordinate advertising strategies and campaigns, determine the market for new goods and services, and identify and develop market opportunities.
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Other study options
*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.